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[sʌbdjˈuː], [sʌbdjˈuː], [s_ʌ_b_d_j_ˈuː]

Synonyms for Subdue:

defeat (verb)

beat, capture, checkmate, conquer, crush, defeat, foil, humble, master, outdo, outplay, overcome, overpower, overthrow, overturn, predominate, quell, rout, subject, surmount, triumph, trounce, trump, vanquish, whip, win.

moderate (verb)

abate, alleviate, calm, compose, cool, ease, moderate, pacify, quiet, relax, restrain, soften, soothe, tranquilize.

soothe (verb)

appease, comfort, console, hush, lull, mollify, placate.

Other synonyms and related words:

Overmatch, Stupe, abase, abash, abatement, abbreviate, abolish, abridge, abuse, accoy, ace, afflict, allay, anesthetize, annex, annihilate, annul, appropriate, asphyxiate, assuage, attemper, avoid, badger, baffle, bank the fire, batter, be able to, be victorious, be victorious over, bear down, beat down, beat out, bedevil, belittle, bend, benumb, besiege, best, bewitch, bind, bit, bland, blank out, blanket, blast, blight, blinks, blunt, boil down, boring, bottle up, bounce back, break, break down, bridle, bring down, bring low, bring to terms, bring under control, browbeat, bully, calm down, capsize, captivate, carry the day, carry the day, castigate, censor, censure severely, chagrin, charm, chasten, chastise, check, check palliate, chill, choke, choke back, choke down, choke off, city, clamp down on, clobber, cloudy, colonize, come down, command, conceal, concentrate, confront, conqueror, conquest, constrain, constraint, contain, containment, contemper, contract, control, control oneself, cork, cork up, correct, cover, cover up, cow, crack down on, cradle, cream, cricify, cripple, cross, crucify, crumb, crumple by hand, cultivate, curb, curtail, cushion, cut, cut across, cut back, cut down, cut through, damp, damp down, dampen, dampening, dark, daunt, de-emphasize, deaden, deaden the pain, deafen, debase, declare invalid, decoct, decrease, deep, deflate, defuse, degrade, deject, delight, deluge, demean, demolish, demoralise, demoralize, dense, deoxidise, deoxidize, depose, depreciate, depress, destroy, deter, devaluate, devalue, devastate, devitalize, dictate to, dilute, dim, diminish, disallow, disarm, discipline, discomfit, disconcert, disconnect, discountenance, discourage, dishearten, dishonour, dismal, dispatch, dispirit, disunite, do away with, do for, do in, domesticate, domesticise, domesticize, dominate, domineer over, douse, down, downgrade, downplay, downsize, dreary, drop, drown, drub, dulcify, dull, dun, ease matters, eliminate, emasculate, embank, embarrass, enchant, end, enervate, enfeeble, engram, enrapture, enslave, enthral, enthral orenthrall, enthrall, eradicate, even, even out, exceed, extenuate, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, face, face down, fail, fall, farm, fascinate, feel wronged, fell, flatten, fluff, foment, forbear from, foreshorten, fracture, frustrate, gag, gain a victory, gangrene, gentle, get, get the best of, get the better of, get across, get over, get rid of, get the best, get the better of, get the hang, get the upper hand, get under control, get well, give relief, go someone one better, govern, gram, gramme, grind, grind down, hamper, harass, harry, have the best, heavy, hector, hide, hinder, hindrance, hold, hold back, hold down, hold in, hold in check, hound, house-train, humiliate, hushed, hypnotize, ill-treat, impair, impose restraints on, in restraint of, in subjection, in the wrong, inactive, increase, inequity, inert, influence, inhibit, iniquity, injury, injustice, interdict, intimidate, invade, invader, invalidate, invasion, jump on, keep, keep back, keep down, keep in check, keep in control, keep under, keep under thumb, keep within bounds, knead, kneader, laxate, lay, lay waste, lenify, lessen, lessening, liberate, lick, lighten, limber, limber up, limit, liquidate, loosen, lose face, lose weight, love of superiority, lower, lowering, make mincemeat of, make smaller, make submissive, make subservient, maltreat, manage, mangle, mash, mask, massacre, massage, mellow, melt, melt off, mesmerize, milden, minimize, mitigate, moderation, modesty, modify, modulate, mortify, muffle, muffled, mute, muted, mutilate, muzzle, naturalise, naturalize, necrose, neutralise, neutralize, nullify, numb, number, objurgate, obliterate, obtund, obtuse, occupation, occupier, occupy, oppress, oppressive, order about, order around, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, outwit, overawe, overbear, overmaster, override, overrun, overtake, overtax, overwhelm, pad, palliate, pass over, peg, persecute, pillory, plague, play down, plump, polish off, poultice, pour balm into, pour oil on, pour water on, pre-empt, prevail, prevail over, prevail against, prevail over, propitiate, prostrate, pull down, pulp, punish, purify, put, put out, qualify, quash, quench, quiet down, quiet orquieten, quieten, rag, ravage, reassure, rebuff, reclaim, reduce, reduce physically, reduce the temperature, refine, rein in, relieve, repress, repression, repulse, reserve, resign, resistance, rest, restraint, restrict, restriction, retake, ride down, ride roughshod over, rock, rock to sleep, ruin, salve, savage, scale, scale down, seduce, seize, settle, settle hash, shake up, shame, shatter, sheathe, shipwreck, shorten, shrink, shush, shut down, shut down on, shut off, siege, silence, simplify, sink, sit down on, sit on, skunk, slack, slacken, slake, slap down, slenderize, slim, slim down, slow, slow down, sluggish, smash, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, smoothen, smother, snuff, snuff out, sober, sober down, soft pedal, soften up, something, sphacelate, squash, squelch, stabilise, stabilize, stagger, stamp, stamp down, stamp out, stanch, stare down, steady, stifle, still, stop, storm, strangle, stranglehold, stultify, subdual, subjection, subjugate, submit, subordinate, succeed, suffocate, supple, suppress, surpass, swamp, sweep over, take, take down, take over, take the honours, takeover, tame, temper, tenderise, tenderize, terminate, thin, thin out, thrash, thrive, throttle, tighten, tone, tone down, topple, torment, torpid, town, township, track, train, trample, trample down, trample under foot, trample underfoot, tranquillise, tranquillize, traverse, tread, tread underfoot, trim, trim back, trim down, triumph over, try, tune down, turn down, tyrannize, tyrannize over, undergo meiosis, undergo necrosis, underplay, understate, unhorse, unman, upend, victimize, void, weaken, wear away, wear down, weigh down, whelm, win over, wipe out, worst, wreak havocon.

Rhymes for Subdue:

  1. hew, blue, screw, zoo, yue, lu, pu, slew, strew, moo, ru, dew, do, spew, crew, few, queue, gu, two, view, chew, ku, blew, sioux, loo, bleu, clue, chou, pew, shrew, grew, new, u, shew, rue, sue, coup, jew, hue, shoo, thew, who, shoe, coo, yew, skew, drew, threw, gnu, true, boo, wu, woo, mew, zhou, cue, flu, too, due, stew, lieu, knew, brew, goo, through, glue, flue;
  2. ensue, askew, renew, canoe, babu, eschew, unglue, ado, withdrew, outdo, ague, construe, imbue, peru, revue, anew, wahoo, taboo, debut, bamboo, undo, fondue, miscue, pursue, cebu, baku, redo, untrue, undue, adieu, accrue, tatu, review;
  3. kangaroo, hitherto, misconstrue, iou, overthrew, depardieu, overdo, overdue, katmandu;
  4. hullabaloo;

Quotes for Subdue:

  1. One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force. David Borenstein.
  2. Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature. Charles Dickens.
  3. The loneliness you get by the sea is personal and alive. It doesn't subdue you and make you feel abject. It's stimulating loneliness. Anne Morrow Lindbergh.